Found January 08, 2014 on Oregon Sports News:
Saying goodbye to the Bowl Championship Series era of college football means saying hello to the reasons Oregon played Texas in the Alamo Bowl on 12/30/13. The troubling question is how did the 10-2 Ducks, #2 in the PAC-12, end up playing the 8-4 Texas Longhorns who finished #3 in the Big 12? If you answer, "Arizona," you're not digging hard enough. Oregon's year ended with a #10 ranking in the BCS. Texas? Not in the top 25. How did a team so far off the BCS radar end up with Oregon for a Texas in-state bowl game? Somehow #11 Oklahoma jumped up, way up, and played #3 Alabama. They rolled the Tide all the way back to Tuscaloosa in the Sugar Bowl. Talk about league 'tie-ins' all you want, but a lower ranking team shouldn't jump eight places based on tradition. Or how well their fans travel. Would the Oregon team that showed up against Texas beat Oklahoma or Alabama? Sooner Coach Bob Stoops gave the right answer with, "We didn...

John Neal would be a good choice as Oregon defensive coordinator, but this guy might be a great one

In the words of the immortal Groucho Marx, nepotism is all right as long as you keep it in the family. With Nick Aliotti retiring Oregon has both a challenge and an opportunity in hiring the next defensive coordinator. After Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, Marcus Mariota and Hroniss Grasu elected to stay in school, the Ducks are ranked #3 or better in the preseason polls. They're a...

Ducks Offer

According to a twitter from defensive tackle Courtney Garnett, he has received an offer from the Oregon Ducks.

Cornerback Ekpre-Olomu to stay at Oregon

Cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu says he is returning to Oregon for his senior season. Ekpre-Olomu was the Ducks' second-leading tackler with 84 stops this past season. He also had three interceptions. The 5-foot-10, 185-pound California native announced his decision Monday on, the school's athletic website. ''I should be able to finish my degree by next...

Why Oregon Basketball Will Win The Pac-12

The Oregon Ducks suffered their first loss of the season against fellow top 25 member, number 20 Colorado. Despite this loss, they will still win the Pac-12 over the likes of top-ranked Arizona and teams like UCLA and Colorado. There are four reasons in particular—not dependent on the rest of the conference—why Oregon will win the Pac-12’s regular season. 1.) Coaching....

Future Ducks go bowling

Three high school All-American games took place last week, each featuring future Oregon Ducks. Who found success against the best of the best in high school football?

Thanks for the memories, Momba

From Mike Wines of Oregon Duck Soup and Youtube channel Madmike1951, three years of chills, thrills and "oh my!" from DeAnthony Thomas: DAT leaves the Ducks with 5,071 career all-purpose yards and 46 career touchdowns, and 32 minutes of moments Duck fans will never forget:

With Nick Aliotti Gone, Where Are The Men Of Oregon?

It was an instant classic. The BCS went out with a defiant, triumphant bang. The lead changed four times late in the fourth quarter at the grandest old venue in the United States. Florida State 34, Auburn 31. And it all felt very familiar, didn’t it Ducks fans? It felt like 2011 with Auburn in the mix and a national championship game so tightly strung, so finely poised that...

Jason Calliste on 1/8/14

EUGENE -- Oregon guard Jason Calliste answers media questions about what the Ducks need to do to improve as Oregon prepares for this weekend's match ups with California and Stanford.

Johnathan Loyd on 1/8/14

EUGENE -- Oregon guard Johnathan Loyd answers questions from the media about the focus of the team this week as they prepare to face California and Stanford.

Browns Won’t Interview Bob Stoops

Sooner fans can reportedly breathe easier. The Cleveland Browns are said to have interviewed three NFL assistants and want to interview one college coach but that coach will not be Bob Stoops according to ESPN: A league source close to the Browns confirmed that Stoops has never been on Cleveland’s radar and that the team will not interview the longtime Oklahoma coach. The Browns...

AP source: Browns not interested in Bob Stoops

CLEVELAND (AP) -- A person with direct knowledge of Cleveland's coaching search has told The Associated Press that the Browns will not interview Oklahoma's Bob Stoops. Stoops did nothing to dispel a report last week that said he had the "inside track" for the job, but the person who spoke to the AP on Monday said the team is not pursuing him. The person spoke on...
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